Plant Care κ°ˆλž˜μžŽμ œλΉ„κ½ƒ

κ°ˆλž˜μžŽμ œλΉ„κ½ƒ

Also known as

? pubescens, Viola dissecta dissecta, Viola dissecta pubescens, Viola dissecta viridis, Viola incisa, Viola lii, Viola pinnata angustisecta, Viola pinnata dissecta, Viola pinnata latisecta, Viola pinnata lusus, Viola pinnata multifida and Viola pinnata sibirica

Taxonomy

Viola dissecta
Viola
Violaceae
Malpighiales

How to care for κ°ˆλž˜μžŽμ œλΉ„κ½ƒ

πŸ’¦ Water

How often to water your κ°ˆλž˜μžŽμ œλΉ„κ½ƒ

Water needs for κ°ˆλž˜μžŽμ œλΉ„κ½ƒ
0.5 cups
every 9

κ°ˆλž˜μžŽμ œλΉ„κ½ƒ needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
β˜€οΈ Light

Finding light for κ°ˆλž˜μžŽμ œλΉ„κ½ƒ in your home

Light needs and placement for plant κ°ˆλž˜μžŽμ œλΉ„κ½ƒ: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

κ°ˆλž˜μžŽμ œλΉ„κ½ƒ love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

κ°ˆλž˜μžŽμ œλΉ„κ½ƒ does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of κ°ˆλž˜μžŽμ œλΉ„κ½ƒ in your home 🏑.

πŸͺ΄ Nutrients

How to fertilize κ°ˆλž˜μžŽμ œλΉ„κ½ƒ

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for κ°ˆλž˜μžŽμ œλΉ„κ½ƒ: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your κ°ˆλž˜μžŽμ œλΉ„κ½ƒ after it doubles in size or once a yearβ€”whichever comes first.

πŸ’‘ FAQs
πŸ’¦ Water Needs

κ°ˆλž˜μžŽμ œλΉ„κ½ƒ prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.


β˜€οΈ Sunlight Needs

κ°ˆλž˜μžŽμ œλΉ„κ½ƒ requires abundant, bright and direct light. Place it less than one foot from a window to ensure it receives enough light to survive πŸ’ͺ. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏑.


🐢 🐈 πŸ‘Ά Toxicity

Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.

If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA atΒ US (888) 426-4435.


πŸ’¨ Humidity

κ°ˆλž˜μžŽμ œλΉ„κ½ƒ doesn’t require additional humidity. Plants absorb most water through their root system rather than their leaves, so the best way to provide humidity for your plants is through watering the soil.


πŸͺ΄ Soil

κ°ˆλž˜μžŽμ œλΉ„κ½ƒ does best in well-draining soil. A good soil will contain lots of organic matter such as coco coir as well as perlite or vermiculite to help with drainage. Adding a handful of perlite to regular store-bought potting soil should do the trick!


πŸ’© Fertilizer

κ°ˆλž˜μžŽμ œλΉ„κ½ƒ should be repotted after it doubles in size or once a year, whichever comes first. Fresh potting soil has all the nutrients your plant needs, so as long as it’s refreshed yearly, you shouldn’t need to use fertilizer. Remember, plants get their energy from sunlight, not fertilizer!


🌎 Native Region

κ°ˆλž˜μžŽμ œλΉ„κ½ƒ is native to Temperate Northern Hemisphere.


🧐 Troubleshooting

When troubleshooting a sad-looking houseplant, start by checking for signs of distress in its leaves, such as yellowing, browning, or drooping, which can indicate overwatering or nutrient deficiencies.

Inspect the soil moisture; too dry or too wet soil can cause problems.

Ensure the plant is getting the right amount of light, as too much or too little can stress it.

Finally, consider environmental factors like temperature and humidity, and adjust care routines accordingly to revive your plant.


Care Summary for κ°ˆλž˜μžŽμ œλΉ„κ½ƒ

κ°ˆλž˜μžŽμ œλΉ„κ½ƒ


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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